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Anesthesia-Rx Key Benefits • Workflow specifically designed to match the operating room • Improves accountability, control and regulatory compliance • Provides industry-leading capacity • Improves charge capture • Syringe label printer available for improved regulatory compliance

Improved Medication and Narcotic Control in the Operating Room Anesthesia-Rx™ is an anesthesia cart that monitors and controls the dispensing of medications, narcotics and supplies during surgical procedures. The workflow is specifically designed for the operating room and ensures that anesthesia providers have access to the medications and narcotics they need, when they need them.

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This fact sheet contains information for a product that is in development. Specifications and information are subject to change without notice. Product availability is planned for mid 2009.


Product Specifications • 19” touch screen monitor • Integral uninterruptible power supply (UPS) • 39” wide x 31.5” deep • 40.8” work surface height* • 68.9” height to top of accessory rack* * Tall version also available providing additional drawer space

Locked Pocket Configurations • Top 1 - 4 drawers may be configured with locking pockets • Single, double and quad pockets are available – Single 3.2”w x 2.35”l x 1.65”h – Double 3.2”w x 6.05”l x 1.65”h – Quad 6.65”w x 6.05”l x 1.65”h

Anesthesia-Rx is designed to match the operating room workflow while meeting the medication management needs of pharmacy. This advanced solution uses a completely touch-screen driven medication dispensing process. Virtual pocket technology provides a visual roadmap for users, eliminating the need to type and search for medications. Anesthesia-Rx operates on the Connect-Rx® software platform using the formulary, filling and inventory functionality. The integration through Connect-Rx gives the pharmacy visibility into the inventory and initiates restocking when inventory is low. This system perfectly complements the AcuDose-Rx® medication dispensing cabinets with similar pharmacy related workflow. Anesthesia-Rx Features and Options Anesthesia-Rx has industry-leading features and options available to meet the unique dispensing needs of any anesthesiology department, including: • Two-touch dispensing • Virtual pocket technology • Greatest capacity with standard and tall models available • Customizable cart configuration • Widest range of drawer and pocket options

• 19” touch-screen monitor • Syringe label printer option • Locking feature to ensure cart does not lock during a case • Open cart alert to warn when cart is left unlocked Workflow Anesthesia-Rx workflow is specifically designed for rapid medication selection and dispensing before and during surgical procedures. With only two touches, anesthesia providers have quick access the their medications and narcotics in the operating room. To quickly and safely dispense medications and narcotics, anesthesia providers: • Securely log on with a user name and password • Unlock the cart to ensure the cart will not lock at any time during the case • Select the patient at the beginning of the procedure • Open the appropriate drawer • Touch the medication name on the screen to open the corresponding pocket • Remove the medication from the pocket • Touch the screen to confirm quantity dispensed

Anesthesia-Rx Anesthesia-Rx Two-Touch Two-Touch Dispensing Dispensing System System TOUCH 1: Select the medication.

McKesson Automation Solutions 500 Cranberry Woods Drive Cranberry Township, PA 16066 (724) 741-8000

Remove the medication from the pocket.

TOUCH 2: Confirm quantity dispensed.

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Discover the benefits of McKesson's anesthesia manager system with our detailed fact sheet.


Discover the benefits of McKesson's anesthesia manager system with our detailed fact sheet.